Ophthalmology (37 News)

A Genetic Analysis Suggests a Link among Requiring Vision Correction, Higher Intelligence, Longevity and Hypertension

Jun 4, 2018 11:00 am
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A large international team of researchers has found a link between intelligence and eyesight, longevity and hypertension. In their paper published ...

Celf1 Protein May Remove the Ambiguity about Lens Development

Jun 3, 2018 7:00 pm
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If you want to take clear photographs, you don't use sandpaper to clear a smudge from your camera's lens. Similarly, if you want to see cle...

Genetic Variants in the DNA Play a Role in the Prediction of Glaucoma

May 24, 2018 8:00 pm
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A study led by scientists from King's College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School has i...

Artificial Retina Made Of Organic Ink & Gold !!

May 10, 2018 1:00 pm
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An artificial retina made of organic ink and gold may be able to restore vision someday, a new study suggests. The new device is an extremely thin ...

Gene Modification Of Corneal Transplant To Prevent The Immune Reaction And Rejection

Apr 17, 2018 1:00 pm
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Researchers engineered a donor cornea, introducing two genes intended to prevent new blood vessel formation following transplantation, and have shown ...

Super Rare Autoimmune Disease

Mar 5, 2018 1:00 pm
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It looks like a costume contact lens for Halloween — an eerie white ring in a woman's eye. But this unusual eye problem was the result of a ...

Thin Cornea Could Be a Potential Risk of Developing Glaucoma

Feb 8, 2018 2:00 pm
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Genetic studies in mice point to a protein called POU6F2, which can modulate corneal thickness, as a possible risk factor for glaucoma in humans, repo...

High Blood Sugar Harms Blood Vessels in the Eyes, Kidneys & Heart.

Feb 6, 2018 10:00 am
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Individuals with type 1 diabetes often have additional problems with their eyes, kidneys, heart, and other organs due to high levels of blood glucose ...

Potential Means Of Reversing Diabetes Related Blindness

Jan 4, 2018 11:00 am
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Researchers have discovered a cell signaling pathway in mice that triggers vision loss in patients with diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusio...

Portable, Noninvasive &Simple Neurological Assessment

Dec 23, 2017 6:00 pm
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A novel technology developed by the Zucker Institute for Applied Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina was able to measure the bli...

The US Food & Drug Administration Approved A Drug Which Is A First Of Its Kind To Treat Inherited Vision Loss

Dec 23, 2017 9:01 am
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec-rzyl), a new gene therapy, to treat children and adult patients w...

Can We Reverse The Age Related Blindness?

Dec 20, 2017 7:00 pm
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For decades, scientists have known that blue light will make fruit flies go blind, but it wasn't clear why. Now, a Purdue University study has fou...

New Small Portable Diagnostic System For iron & Vitamin A deficiency

Dec 6, 2017 4:00 pm
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Cornell University engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect...

Killer Flies Push the Boundaries of Fast Vision

Oct 8, 2017 6:00 pm
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Have you ever noticed that it’s difficult to swat a fly? Although some attribute their deftness to simple feats of agility, new research suggest...

Key compounds to resolve abnormal vascular growth in age-related macular degeneration identified

Sep 11, 2017 2:00 pm
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A compound of specific bioactive products from a major family of enzymes reduced the severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a preclinic...

Preventing Angiogenesis in the Retina Using Genome Eediting

Aug 16, 2017 4:00 pm
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A research team from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear has successfully prevented mice from developing angiogenesis of ...

Stomach Protein Offers Better Eye Moisturisers

Aug 3, 2017 11:00 am
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After a long day of working at the computer, scratchy contact lenses are not only painful, over longer periods of time they can also damage ocular tis...

Stem Cells Therpay May Be the Answer to Heal Corneal Wounds

Aug 2, 2017 10:00 am
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A new review is the first to directly examine the role of various stem cells in the healing of wounded cornea, the outermost part of the eye. In contr...

How The Bacteria In The Eyes Help Protecting Them?

Jul 13, 2017 1:00 pm
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Bugs in your eyes may be a good thing. Resident microbes living on the eye are essential for immune responses that protect the eye from infection, new...

The Factor That Acts Like a Double Edged Sword in Neurology!

Jul 6, 2017 3:01 pm
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Investigators report on a transcription factor that they have found that can help certain neurons regenerate, while simultaneously killing others.The ...


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